Air Shovels

Y-UK-AIRSHOVEL

Description

High speed pulsing air shovel designed for quickly breaking soil to a loose tilth for easy removal and access to the work area. Fully tested to BS EN 61235 (Insulating hollow tubes for electrical purposes) & IEEE 516-200 (Maintenance & electrical testing of live line tools).

Perfect for exposing high risk utilities for repair with minimal risk of damaging cables, pipes or tree roots.

Excavations can be easily refilled with the loose soil and compacted to the correct level for resurfacing using the Yokota UK Compactor.

Fully extendable lance from 990 to 1450mm to allow easy access to deeper, harder to reach excavations.

Air Shovel supplied with:

  • Main pulse generating tool body
  • 1 x 400mm insulated lance extension
  • 1 x 530mm straight lance head
  • 1 x 530mm 45° cranked lance head
  • 4 x high pressure lance tips
  • 2 x rubber protection cones
Use me for…

Perfect for exposing high risk utilities for repair with minimal risk of damaging cables, pipes or tree roots.

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Air Shovels

Fully tested to BS EN 61235 (Insulating hollow tubes for electrical purposes) & IEEE 516-200 (Maintenance & electrical testing of live line tools).
  • Fully insulated
  • High quality alloy and steel construction
  • Safely breaks up soil for easy removal
  • Minimal risk of damaging utilities or tree roots
  • 8,700 high velocity air pulses per minute maximises soil breakup
  • Solid and robust design
  • Fitted with claw couplings as standard
  • Virtually maintenance free

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Technical Data –Y-UK-AIRSHOVEL
BrandY-UK
Length1,450mm
Weight4.5kg
Pulses p/min8,700
Air cons l/sec33
Inlet-threadPT 3/4″
Hose diameter16mm
Vibration m/s²2.25
Air Pressure4-12
Noise level dB(A)99

Y-UK-AIRSHOVEL Insulated air shovel action photo

High speed pulsing action air shovel